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San Marcos Drought Conditions Expected to Return

Kasandra Garza
News Reporter

According to the Texas Drought Monitor, less than 3% of Texas is considered to be in a drought, or in “abnormally dry” conditions. 494 more words

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Edwards Aquifer Dispute forum on Tuesday in San Marcos

The pumping of water from the Edwards Aquifer, the enormous underground cave system beneath Central Texas, has long been a topic of fierce dispute, involving property rights, endangered species, and drinking water needs. 169 more words

Some in San Marcos fed up with water restrictions

SAN MARCOS — It’s a complicated and controversial issue: water.  How much is left and how is it being used, that’s what San Marcos is trying to figure out after some neighbors have asked council to change the water restrictions. 338 more words

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Battle to protect cave heads to Austin City Council

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Sage Walker is taking his fight to save a cave to Austin City Hall this week.

Walker says the cave starts on his property but extends under property that is slated to be developed by builder David Weekley. 327 more words

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Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program Receives 2013 Partners in Conservation Award - Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter’s Tyson Broad among recipients honored in Washington

Washington, DC – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today presented the Department’s 2013 Partners in Conservation awards at a ceremony in Washington, DC, where she honored 20 partnership projects that have demonstrated exemplary natural resource conservation efforts through public-private cooperation.   730 more words

Barton Creek Mystery solved

I was still very curious how Barton Creek could just stop its flow between Sculptured Falls and Twin Falls and was determined to try to solve the mystery. 510 more words

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Tour the depths of the Edwards Aquifer

I have to admit at first I was not so sure how I was going to like taking the glass bottom boat tour. However I am glad that I took the opportunity to go because it was amazing. 305 more words